Average Security Engineer Salary in India

Rs 480,867
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Rs 50,186
Rs 50,000
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The average salary for a Security Engineer in India is Rs 480,867.
Rs 204k
Rs 481k
Rs 1m
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Rs 204k - Rs 1m
Rs 16k - Rs 245k
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Rs 494 - Rs 259k
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Rs 224k - Rs 2m

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Job Description for Security Engineer

Security Engineer Tasks
  • Configure and set up firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
  • Respond to network intrusions and be familiar with performing forensic investigation.
  • Test new or upgraded hardware and software and implement new technologies.
  • Create test plans which will allow for a proper evaluation of security issues for new hardware and software.
  • Identify security solutions and implement a multi-layered defense to protect the networks.

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Popular Skills for Security Engineer

Skills in Cyber Security, Security Testing and Auditing and Security Intrusion Detection are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Security Management and IT Security & Infrastructure.

Pay by Experience Level for Security Engineer

An entry-level Security Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 294,791 based on 13 salaries. An early career Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 434,258 based on 131 salaries. A mid-career Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,074,419 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,526,047 based on 14 salaries.
Employees with Security Engineer in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 72.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (71.4% more) and Bangalore, Karnataka (14.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Delhi, Delhi (37.6% less), Mumbai, Maharashtra (20.2% less) and Pune, Maharashtra (16.8% less).

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